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Doctor insights on: What If Your Pupils Iris Always Dilated Even In Light

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What if your pupils iris always dilated even in light?

What if your pupils iris always dilated even in light?

Several things: If this is something new, i'd go to the er, especially if your eyelid is affected as well. We need to rule out dangerous scenarios, like a third nerve palsy, which is sometimes caused by an aneurysm. There are other things that can cause it as well. ...Read more

Iris (Definition)

The iris is a structure within the eye that helps reduce the amount of light that reaches the retina. The iris is known as the colored part of the eye, and can be blue, brown, or any color or combination of colors in between. The iris is the portion of the eye that ...Read more


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Can you tell me how the muscles of the iris change the size of the pupil?

Radial: The iris muscles which respond to more and less light, are radial in position. The resting position is the normal size of the pupil in normal light and with less light, the muscles contract and open the pupil. Since they are radial (like the spokes on a bike), they open and close the iris in a circular pattern. Very clever mechanism. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my pupil looks like it is leaking into my iris. please, please help!?

Get an eye exam: This is an unusual symptom. It might be a disorder where distortion of the pupil occurs or adhesions can form, sometimes seen in ocular inflammatory conditions. Usually there would be other symptoms as well, such as pain, light sensitivity, redness. It could also be some sort of growth on the iris, which could include inflammatory nodules, cysts, scar tissue, and others. Only an exam can tell. ...Read more

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What happens when the iris gets smaller and the pupil gets bigger?

Pupil is iris hole: The pupil is the absence of the iris. In other words, when the pupil constricts, the aperture which allows light to enter the eye is made smaller as the iris muscle constricts. When the pupil dilates, the iris dilator muscle pulls the iris towards its root. This is a lot like drawing a curtain open-it bunches up on the side. The pupil is thus not an anatomic structure; it's where the iris isn't. ...Read more

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My sons iris the coloured part runs into the pupil the black part about a mm big. So his pupil is not circle y is this?

Pupil not round: A "not round" pupil is definitely abnormal and should be evaluated. Assuming your son is a child, you should make an appointment for him with a pediatric ophthalmologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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May have accidentally poked the iris pupil area with the dropper; not totally sure, certainly not hard. Ok 4now. Is there stuff I can monitor nxt 12h?

Monitor: For any decrease vision, pain, light sensitivity, discharge. Sounds like you are doing ok without any symptoms, so its unlikely you damaged the cornea ( clear window to your eye in front of your iris or pupil). Take care. ...Read more

Pupil (Definition)

The pupil is the opening in the iris inside of the eye though which light is focused on the retinal film at the back of the eye. The iris can open and close in response to light to vary the amount inside the eye. It is what looks red, in the ...Read more